11 Sep '11, 11pm

Green Blog: 'Extinct' Shrub Rediscovered in Bay Area

Shelley Estelle, Presidio Trust The Franciscan manzanita, which is said to be thriving in its new, undisclosed spot at the Presidio. The extinction-defying shrub is informally called Franciscan manzanita , for its home near San Francisco Bay, but maybe someone should rename it the Lazarus manzanita. It was given up for extinct some 60 years ago, then rediscovered in a traffic island in 2009 by a botanist driving home from a climate-change conference. Now, after legal prodding by three conservation groups, the federal Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed to list the manzanita as endangered , which will give it some protections. Still, the listing document makes clear that it is hard to designate critical habitat for a plant that, until 2009, seemed to have no habitat at all, at least in the wild. In San Francisco, where the unusual is commonplace, the plucky shrub has rec...

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